Wheelchair user enjoys feeding elephants

Accessible, family-friendly facilities, good shopping and its nearness to the airport make Umhlanga a hit with disabled tourists. That’s according to Jennae Bezuidenhout, of Access2Africa Safaris, an award-winning tour operator that caters for the needs of people with disabilities and their families. Bezuidenhout, who was speaking to Umhlanga Tourism ahead of International Wheelchair Day, on…

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Unless you’re on the right side of 25 or genetically blessed, you won’t get that trim Umhlanga beach body lounging on the sofa scoffing pizza and binge watching miniseries. There’s a price to pay for everything. But the good news for residents and visitors to the FunShine Coast is that it has recently got easier,…

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Marketing and tourism go together like, well, love and marriage. So it’s only right that scores of FunShine Coast hospitality businesses have been quick to climb on the Valentine’s Day promotional bandwagon (or should that be, carriage?). The romantically inclined, or the just plain anxious to placate, are being inundated with offers – spoilt for…

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WHEN people ask the new general manager of the Oyster Box Hotel why on earth he moved from Cape Town, his response is immediate. “It’s because of the people and the hotel,” Desmond O’Connor explains. Two weeks into his dream job at the world-famous award-winning five-star hotel, O’Connor, has also got used to people telling…

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